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Single 'Solitons' Promising for Optical Technologies
Researchers are a step closer to harnessing single pulses of light called solitons, using tiny ring-shaped microresonators, in findings that could aid efforts to develop advanced sensors, high-speed optical communications and research tools.

PURSPEC Technologies Inc., whose miniature spectrometers may improve medical diagnosis and patient compliance by reducing the time needed to analyze samples, has opened offices in the Purdue Research Park.

On Sept. 22, 2017, the first new building at Zucrow Laboratories in over four decades — the High Pressure Combustion Laboratory — was opened. ZL8, as it is known, is the only facility of its kind in the world.

Elijah Sindelar is focused on power systems in his engineering studies and on the football field.

Purdue Mechanical Engineering alumnus builds business around family, strong work ethic and philanthropy.

Rajamani Gounder, assistant professor of chemical engineering, has been named a 2018 Sloan Research Fellow in chemistry as one of the next generation of scientific leaders.

The last 10 years have witnessed an unprecedented revolution in the domestic supply of shale hydrocarbon reserves with the potential to lower the cost of our nation’s electricity, power, chemicals and fuels for the next 100 years.